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UMW Speaker Series: Growing Through Trials

“When you go through DEEP waters, I will be there.” (Isaiah 43:2-3)
Come for lunch and hear from Christ Church women who have experienced trials in their lives. Cost of lunch is $10; RSVP to your circle leader or Laura Greenwell.

Dates & Speakers
11:30 a.m. | Seabrook Hall

  • February 19: Janet Sheahan

  • March 19: Rachel Jacques

  • April 16: Melissa Robinson

Listen to audio from recent luncheon:

 
 

Soup for the Soul

Sunday, Jan. 27 | 5-7 p.m. | Seabrook Hall
Join us for one of our favorite events of the year. Bing Dance House will be our featured guests again this year. Bring your best soup or dessert (and recipe!) and come learn about all the activities the Christ Church Women’s Ministry has to offer.

 

Women’s Groups 

These groups meet in various locations throughout the city and are designed to help you grow as you connect to God and others through deeper study and accountability. Questions? Contact Ginger Holland, (901) 261-2186.

Mondays

Busy Moms Group
Mondays | 9:30-11 a.m. | Wilson/Ross 409-412
Start Date: January 28
Childcare: yes
Leader: Kathryn Cloutier, (901) 233-2548
Join us as we study Nehemiah: A Heart That Can Break by Kelly Minter.

Bible Study
Mondays | Noon-1 p.m. | Dunnam 335 
Start Date: January 7
End Date: April 22
Childcare: no
Leader: Carole West, (901) 218-4226


Tuesdays

Women of the Word (WOW) Bible Study
Tuesdays | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | Wilson/Ross 409-412
Start Date: January 8
End Date: April 23
Childcare: PDO is available.
Leaders: Sally Saig, (901) 351-8358, & Lynn Holloway

Nearn Women’s Grace Group
Tuesdays | 12:30-2 p.m. | Parlor
Start Date: January 15
End Date: May 21
Childcare: PDO is available.
Leader: Elizabeth Nearn, (901) 289-3306


Wednesdays

C2: Creative Connection
First Wednesday of each month | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | meets in various homes
Start Date: January 9
End Date: May 1
Childcare: yes
Leader: Judy Blythe, (901) 268-5374

Women’s Bible Study
Wednesdays | 6:15-7:25 p.m. | Wilson/Ross 401-402

First Session: January 16-February 20
Second Session: March 20-April 24
Childcare: yes
Leader: Pam Hudsmith, (901) 268-3476


Thursdays

Women’s Bible Study: Priscilla Shirer’s The Armor of God
Thursdays | 9:15-11 a.m. | Wilson/Ross 405-406

Start Date: January 10
End Date: April 25
Childcare: PDO is available.
Leader: Rev. Cynthia Davis, (901) 261-4386


FRidays

Moms in Prayer- College Group
Fridays | 10-11 a.m. | East Ministry Center

Start Date: January 11
End Date: May 10
For moms with a child in college who would like to join other moms to replace anxiety and fear as we gather to pray scripturally and specifically for them.
Childcare: no
Leader: Jo Ellen Druelinger, (901) 497-7535

The Voice of the Heart by Chip Dodd
Fridays | 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. | East Ministry Center

Bring a lunch or buy your lunch there.
Start Date: January 11
End Date: March 1
Childcare: no
Leaders: Corinne Nace, (309) 642-1047, & Susie Andrews, (901) 581-4847
Questions? Email Laura Greenwell


SUNDAY school

Joy Sunday School Class (open group)
Sundays | 11 a.m. | Wilson/Ross 413
Ongoing
Childcare: yes
Teacher: Chris Payne, (901) 326-7646


United Methodist Women (UMW) and Circle Meetings

 
 

UMW Circles meet on a monthly basis at various times (day & evening) and locations (homes, Christ Church & East Ministry Center). UMW Circles are most active from September through May.  

UMW is a community of women whose purpose is:

  • To know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ

  • To develop a creative, supportive fellowship

  • To expand the concept of missions through participating in local and global ministries of the church

Questions? Contact Vickie Wilkinson, UMW President, (901) 497-6257.

New UMW Circle
Interested in meeting weekly with a new UMW circle of women studying God’s Word? Join host and leader Sherry Webster at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesdays at her home located at 5441 Sycamore Grove Lane, Memphis, 38120. Enjoy Bible teaching, application, encouragement and accountability. The theme verse is James 1:22, “Be ye doers of the Word, not hearers only.” Questions? Call Sherry, (901) 229-0531.


Baby Showers

Expecting a baby? Know someone in our church who is expecting? Please let us know. UMW will host baby showers to honor these moms and help foster relationships between women of all ages. These will be in the Parlor at 12:30 p.m., so stop by right after church for a special time of food and fellowship. Bring a package of diapers, wipes or a Kroger gift card. If your circle would like to host one of these dates, contact Vickie Wilkinson or Laura Greenwell.

Dates: March 17, May 19, July 14, September 22, October 20


2019 Women’s Ministry Calendar

Save these dates on your calendar, and stay tuned for more details!

Tea Party for the Bing Dance House Girls
Saturday, Feb. 2 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | East Ministry Center, 9056 Poplar Pike, Suite 107, Germantown
Our own Mary Ann Thurmond will be our speaker and give her “Tea” talk. You will not want to miss this opportunity to share a magical morning with some of the most precious young ladies. Volunteers are needed for the event.

YOU Lead & Living Proof Live
Friday, March 29 & Saturday, March 30 | Bellevue Baptist Church

Living Proof Live with Beth Moore and worship with Travis Cottrell is coming to Memphis this spring. Join us for the Leadership Conference on Friday during the day and then hear Beth Moore on Friday night and Saturday. Get more details and register: lifeway.com/youlead or lifeway.com/livingproof. We would love to see you there. This is a great opportunity to invite friends who might not go to a church service but would go to hear Beth Moore.

Summer Speaker Series
Thursdays, June 13 & 27 and July 11 & 25

Women’s Retreat
We are holding the dates for our Women’s Retreat at Country Place for August 23 and 24, but if they have an opening in February 2020, we will move it to those dates. We are still waiting to confirm and will update as soon as we know for sure.

UMW Bake Sale
Sunday, Nov. 3


Holiday for Her
Wednesday, Dec. 4

Check out our photo gallery from some of our recent events: